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Walpole makes statement in home opener

By Max Clifford
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

In front of a raucous crowd of hometown fans, the Walpole Timberwolves put together a dominant season-opener in their victory over Framingham, winning by a final score of 56-0. 

Walpole opened their season at Turco Field last Friday night, looking to build...

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Seniors arrange flowers at COA

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Walpole Council on Aging has a multitude of fun events for seniors to partake in before the summer is over. Recently among them: local seniors joined Pat Connell from The Flower Lab to create their own unique masterpieces.

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4EverFab serenades Walpole on common 

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly staff


Beatles fans were doing double-takes in Walpole last Tuesday evening as local quartet 4EverFab, comprised of Bob Hinsman on drums and vocals, Phil Donovan on guitar and vocals, Kevin Dooley on bass and vocals, and Fran Hart on keyboards, guitar, and vocals, visited the town...

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COA budding artists paint watercolor florals

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly staff

The Walpole Council on Aging got creative on Monday afternoon, August 1, with an Introduction to Watercolor class — a perfect fresh beginning to the new month.

This being the first introductory class of the season, instructor Mary Huck let artists explore...

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Walpole Rec playground new and accessible

By Lauren Schiavone 
Hometown Weekly Staff

Walpole Recreation announced via Twitter on Thursday evening, July 28, that construction has ceased for the South Walpole Community Athletic Complex playground. Located off Route 1A, the newly-constructed playground offers a great way to enjoy Walpole’s gorgeous athletic complex.

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Adams Farm hosts pleasant summer concert

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Walpole’s Adams Farm, just over the border from Westwood, opened its barn doors to Matt Tremble and The Dane Street Project on Saturday, July 30. The afternoon of free music, hosted by the Friends of Adams Farm, drew quite the crowd. Guests brought lawn chairs,...

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Cam Schlittler selected in MLB draft

Sports followers in Hometown Weekly’s communities have seen two familiar names in lights this week, as two of its native sons were selected in the 2022 Major League Baseball draft. Cam Schlittler of Walpole was picked in the seventh round by the New York Yankees, while Medfielder Jack Goodman was taken in the...

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Walpole musicians play out for Porchfest

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Katie Hurwitz, a Walpole native, cellist, and music major at University of Rochester, decided to give back to the community during the pandemic. “All of my plans got canceled due to the pandemic,” she explained. “I still wanted to do something music-related and give back...

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Kids make magic at library

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Ed the Wizard made an appearance at Walpole Public Library on Monday afternoon, July 11, where he crafted an impromptu book of camping-related magic tricks to go along with this year’s summer reading theme, “Beyond the Beaten Path”. Far from a garden-variety magic show, Ed’s...

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Walpole kids perform ‘Treasure Island’

By Elizabeth Connolly
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Audiences of Walpole Children’s Theatre’s (WCT) performance of Treasure Island were in for a real treat last weekend: an entertaining production with excellent performers, beautiful sets and, as an added bonus in mid-July, an air-conditioned theater.

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WHS class of ’22 graduates

By Elizabeth Connolly
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

The one hundred and forty-eighth Walpole High School graduation took place on Turco Field last Sunday, and it was quite the event. 

The parking lot was full of cars, many...

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GOFI dogs have tails wagging in Walpole

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly staff

Golden Opportunities for Independence (GOFI) arrived at the Walpole Public Library to share some sunshine last Thursday morning. GOFI is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to live a more fulfilling life with the love and assistance of a dog and...

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Adams Farm concert keeps it groovy

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

A sunny afternoon outdoors at Walpole’s Adams Farm on Saturday, June 25, provided an excellent atmosphere for a summer concert, which featured the stylings of Groovy Situation and Dave Penza. 

Concertgoers were shielded from the sun by an outdoor roof covering the...

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The play’s the thing

By Emily Rast
Hometown Weekly Intern

Among the stellar schools, top-notch youth sports programs, and friendly neighbors that make Hometown Weekly’s communities ideal for raising children, there are, of course, some things that the children themselves would point to as the highlights of their towns.

Anyone who’s had...

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Good times roll at Summer on Stone

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Summer on Stone program, a weekday camp designed for children ages four to eleven, is currently in full swing in the center of town. The program, run by Walpole Recreation Department, runs for six weeks. 

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Epiphany Parish Pumpkin Patch returns

This little girl was happy to get a pumpkin at the Epiphany Parish Pumpkin Patch.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

If you haven’t driven through Walpole center recently, you might not realize that the Epiphany Parish Pumpkin Patch has returned for the season. But...

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Needham beats Walpole a second time

Coach Tarabelli noted that having his players back from injury played a huge role in the game.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

As a general sports rule, when two teams or individuals play each other and one team or individual dominates the later stages...

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Walpole volleyball loses tough Milton match

A Milton defender can’t stop a hard hit ball from Walpole.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last Monday night, the Walpole Timberwolves girls’ volleyball team traveled to Milton looking to pick up their third win of the year. But while they played well enough...

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Porkers stay undefeated with Milton victory

Walpole is now the number one team in the state, according to The Boston Herald.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

When asked what her team’s record was after a rather routing victory over Milton, Porker head coach Jen Quinn hesitated to remember how many...

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Salons, barbershops talk COVID impact

Anthony’s Barbershop in Needham noted how many of their customers used the time they were closed to experiment with new hair styles.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

As COVID recedes, Hometown Weekly is taking a special look at how some of the businesses in...

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